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Four Killed and Eight Hospitalized After Shuttle Van Overturns

Englewood Cliffs, NJ – A shuttle van for upstate New York factory workers overturned on the southbound Palisades Parkway, just north of Exit 1 in Englewood Cliffs. The accident occurred on Friday, September 2, 2022, around 1:30 a.m.

According to police, a Ford Econoline E350 carrying 12 passengers overturned in the center median of the Parkway. Four of the passengers were pronounced dead at the scene. The other eight were injured and taken to area hospitals. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Car Accidents 

Unfortunately, rollover accidents account for almost 35% of all motor vehicle accident fatalities each year. In this horrible accident, the victims and their families should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Accident history on the Parkway
  • Inspection of roadway conditions
  • Determination if road signage is correct and up to code
  • Determination if pavement markings are clear and up to code
  • Any video of the crash
  • Video from the van
  • Route the van was traveling
  • Recent maintenance history
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Driving records
  • Driver overtime records

While car accidents injuries vary from person to person, victims can be left with extensive injuries including:

  • Head injuries
  • Back and spine injuries
  • Rib injuries
  • Neck and shoulder injuries
  • And more…

Car Accident Attorneys 

At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and highly trained car accident attorneys have helped many clients injured in car accident get the best result possible for and have found some common causes of car accidents include:

  • Texting and driving  
  • Distracted driving  
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement  
  • Inexperienced driving  
  • Aggressive driving  
  • Speeding  

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.  

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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